Andrew Linnaeus Byers was born on August 26, 1869 in Albany, Illinois. Byers’ mother was song writer Nancy Byers. In 1890 he became involved with Daniel Warner & Barney Warren in evangelistic work; later joined the Gospel Trumpet publishing company as music editor for a year. He left that work because of health problems and worked as an evangelist and pastor in Idaho & Oregon before taking a pastorate in Sacramento, California, in 1934. He died on November 9, 1952 in Sacramento, California.
His works include:
Birth of a Reformation: The Life and Labors of D. S. Warner, 1922
NN, Hymnary. Go to person page >
As I walk in pastures green,
By the crystal waters’ sheen,
Jesus gives me from all sorrow and from care release;
As a shepherd doth his sheep,
He my soul doth ever keep,
While I’m trusting I have perfect peace.
Tune Title: [As I walk in pastures green]First Line: As I walk in pastures greenComposer: Andrew L. ByersMeter: 188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.7.7.9Key: A♭ MajorSource: Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (102); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (98); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/He_Keepeth_Me_in_Peace)